Schmidt drafted on same day as 1st cancer treatment

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Pos: RHP   Height: 6-2   Weight: 205   Hometown: Acworth, GA (Allatoona HS)  
Years Played: 2013 - 2016

Clemson junior pitcher Clate SchmidtClate Schmidt
Jr. RH Pitcher
#32 6-1, 205
Acworth, GA

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was drafted in the 32nd round (#951 pick) on Wednesday afternoon by the Boston Redsox.

Schmidt was drafted on the same day as his first round of treatment for nodular schlerosing lymphoma.

He was 2-3 with a 4.67 ERA this past season.

Official Clemson Bio: Righthander who was a weekend starter most of the 2013 season and was a long reliever and weekday starter in 2014 ... in 121.2 innings pitched over 36 appearances (19 starts) and two seasons, he has an 8-11 record and a 4.44 ERA while allowing 147 hits (.301 opponents’ batting average), three homers and 54 walks with 78 strikeouts.

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